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December 4, 2023

Deputy and Assistant Heads meet for annual conference

Deputy and Assistant Heads from across the diocese gathered in Poringland for an annual conference focused on Catholic Social Teaching, featuring insights from Bishop Peter and […]
November 30, 2023

Walsingham Shrine seeks part-time Shop Assistant

The Catholic National Shrine & Basilica of Our Lady in Walsingham seeks a part-time shop assistant to enhance visitors’ pilgrimage experience. Shrine Shop Assistant (part-time position) […]
November 29, 2023

Youth embrace Latin Mass at vibrant OLEM event

Paul Henriksen, East Anglia Diocesan Representative, lauds the inclusive and vibrant nature of contemporary Latin Mass, attracting diverse ages and notably inspiring young altar servers. “At […]
November 27, 2023

East Anglian priest, 96, to celebrate 70 years of service

A 96-year-old East Anglian priest is looking forward to marking an incredible 70 years of ministry in January. Fr Jeffrey Downie reports. A native of Italy, […]
November 27, 2023

St Mary’s Thetford hosts successful fayre, raises £1440

St Mary’s, Thetford, celebrates community spirit with a festive Christmas fayre, raising an impressive £1,440 amid the cost of living crisis. Paul Gilbert reports. On Saturday […]
November 24, 2023

Chaplain brings Christmas joy to seafarers in Felixstowe

In a heartwarming act of kindness, Stella Maris chaplain Julian Wong delivered a Christmas tree to seafarers on a ship in Felixstowe, uplifting their spirits during […]
November 20, 2023

Cambridge clergy gather for annual Mass and meeting

Nearly 20 clergy from the Cambridge deanery, led by Dean John Minh, convened at St Joseph’s Church, St Neots, for a significant annual Mass and Deanery […]
November 19, 2023

East Timorese Cardinal visits Peterborough, Cambridge

His Eminence Cardinal Virgilio do Carmo of East Timor recently visited Catholic communities in Peterborough and Cambridge. Canon John Minh reports. East Timor is a young […]
November 15, 2023

Radio Maria celebrates 4th anniversary in the UK

Radio Maria England marked its 4th anniversary with a special celebration in Cambridge, featuring Eucharistic Adoration, Rosary prayer, Holy Mass, and a festive reception. Helena Judd […]
November 14, 2023

Cambridge nuns take vows, led by Bishop Peter Collins

Sr Maryjohn Kamps renewed her temporary vows, and Sr Mary Gonçalves F.D.C. made her final vows at OLEM, Cambridge, in a Sacred Liturgy led by Bishop […]
November 11, 2023

Fr Alan advocates Columbarium use on All Souls Day

On All Souls Day, Dean of St John’s Cathedral in Norwich, Fr Alan Hodgson, emphasised the sanctity of post-cremation rites, advocating for the columbarium’s use over […]
November 10, 2023

‘Rise Up’ in Norwich to celebrate World Youth Sunday

St John’s Cathedral in Norwich is set to host the “Rise Up” event, aimed at empowering young individuals and youth leaders through live music, talks, and […]
November 9, 2023

Caritas East Anglia holds inaugural festival, Cambridge

Caritas in East Anglia celebrated its inaugural deanery festival in Cambridge, with Bishop Peter leading Mass and highlighting the pivotal role of Catholic volunteers. Jane Crone […]
November 4, 2023

Norfolk pilgrims embark on pilgrimage to Lourdes

Thirteen Norfolk pilgrims, led by Father Erico Falcao, embarked on a spiritually enriching week to Lourdes, France, filled with processions, masses, and local discoveries. Godfrey Dennis […]
November 2, 2023

Bishop blesses Felixstowe church’s new windows

In a significant moment for St Felix Church, Felixstowe, Bishop Peter Collins blessed eight newly installed nave windows during a celebrated Mass, marking his inaugural parish […]